Recently acquired by Symantec, Altiris provides enterprises with a scalable agentless or agent-based solution that readers say is easy to use and offers strong trend reporting. Readers touted its ability to identify policy violations and solid returns on investment. The product includes customizable policy files from organizations like NIST, CIS and SANS, and policy files for industry regulations such as SOX, FISMA and HIPAA. Readers did express some concern over installation and configuration capabilities, as well as support.
The cloud-based security services market is booming, as enterprises adopt email, Web security, and identity and access management SaaS. How can CISOs best combine cloud-based security controls with on-premises security programs? This Beyond the Page looks at the latest cloud security services and best practices.
Smartphone and tablet use in the enterprise can help boost productivity, improve employee satisfaction and lower costs. However, it is also fraught with risk. Expert Lisa Phifer discusses the risks and rewards of going mobile in the enterprise.